• Red cliffs descend into the water of Bighorn Canyon

    Bighorn Canyon

    National Recreation Area MT,WY

Plan A Field Trip

Extend your students learning by using Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area as a classroom.

For those teachers that are able to bring their students to Bighorn Canyon for field trips, the following information can be used to assist teachers in preparing for their field trips.

To schedule a field trip call Christy Fleming or Shawn Williams at 307-548-5406.

For Fee Waiver information print the below criteria. For further questions, call Christiann Tillman 406-666-3321

Fee Waiver Criteria

Did You Know?

Fort Smith Monument, photo by S. Dalby

Fort C.F. Smith, was the most isolated of the posts which guarded the Bozeman Trail. Active from August 1866 to July 1868, it was under constant threat from the Sioux and Northern Cheyenne tribes during Red Cloud’s War. The U.S. government was forced to abandon the fort and trail. Some historians have called this conflict, “the first war the United States ever lost.” More...